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Anterior Anatomy & The Science of a Natural Smile

Anterior Anatomy and the Science of a Natural Smile TechBook

The book every ceramist and contourist needs to have
Covering anterior anatomy as you have never seen it before, learn the fundamental information that will take your ceramic restorations to the next level.

Cosmetic Smile Reference

Science of a Natural Smile
Included is our renown Science of a Natural Smile. Find out the 10 unique components of all smiles and how each one can be manipulated to create different cosmetic results.

Anterior Dental Anatomy Reference

Natural Smile and Anterior Teeth Reference
Also included are 2 references sections for quick and easy referral. 47 natural smiles showing examples of the 10 components of a Natural Smile. Individual anatomical tooth references for all anterior teeth.


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Creating Natural Dentures

Anterior Anatomy and the Science of a Natural Smile TechBook

Taking you step by step to a full denture
One of our most comprehensive books – learn the skills and exact steps for producing self-cleaning, esthetic natural looking dentures. Learn a new, profitable skill or use it to increase your current production efficiency.

Anterior Anatomy and the Science of a Natural Smile TechBook

From anatomy to baseplates, teeth setup to finishing
Starting with the muscles and features of the mouth needed to be create a stable denture, learn the measurements and data needed to create truly cosmetic dentures. Then go on to PTC’s quick and easy anterior and posterior setup procedure.

Dental Crown Waxing Reference

Setup references give quick access to key info
This book includes the Tooth Setup Length table as well as a setup reference for each of the 3 esthetic compositions.


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Simplifying Posterior Dental Anatomy

Anterior Anatomy and the Science of a Natural Smile TechBook

Visualizing posterior anatomy made easy
Learning posterior anatomy has never been easier. Built on 30 years of training dental technicians, this book is the foundation that all dental technicians, new and experienced, can build a rock solid career.

Anterior Anatomy and the Science of a Natural Smile TechBook

Posterior anatomy, simplified
Using easy to understand illustrations, this book takes you through all the features of posterior anatomy so you can immediately increase your skills as a dental technician. Whether waxing or contouring, this is a must for anyone who wants to become a dental technician or increase their existing ability.

Posterior Dental Anatomy Reference

Posterior Teeth Reference
Also included is the posterior teeth reference for quick and easy referral.


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Crown & Bridge Anatomical Waxing

Anterior Anatomy and the Science of a Natural Smile TechBook

Full Contour Waxing, demystified
In the past, it has taken technicians years to learn and develop a waxing technique and procedure. The PTC waxing procedure is the result of 30 years of research and training experience.

Dental Crown Waxing

Step by step – without the fluff
Learn exactly what to do to make anatomically correct, full contour waxups. Starting with preparing the die, this book takes you through all the steps of the full contour waxing procedure.

Dental Crown Waxing Reference

Posterior Teeth Carving Reference
Also included is the posterior teeth carving reference for quick and easy referral. These references show each of the posterior teeth with primary and secondary anatomy, giving technicians quick access to each of the main carving procedures.


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Framework Design & Fabrication

Anterior Anatomy and the Science of a Natural Smile TechBook

The best bridges start with the best frameworks
Streamlined to perfection, based on 30 years of experience and hundreds of training seminars, the new Framework Design and Fabrication TechBook gives you the tools to become the one that ceramists rely on to make the perfect framework.

Anterior Anatomy and the Science of a Natural Smile TechBook

From PFMs to CAD/CAM to Implants
This book sets the stage for the entire porcelain department, teaching skills from perfect margins, pontic design and placement, to connector design. Proper framework design helps the entire team save time, money, and material.

Anterior Anatomy and the Science of a Natural Smile TechBook

Framework Feature Modifications
In addition to single copings, posterior and anterior bridges, we’ve included a chapter on feature modifications. Topics include wax copings with metal occlusal island and porcelain restorations with full metal occlusal.


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Porcelain Application

Anterior and Posterior Porcelain Application TechBook

The definitive book on porcelain building
The speed and quality of any ceramist is determined by his ability to control the material. This book covers the the A – Z of multiple unit anterior and posterior porcelain application.

Anterior and Posterior Porcelain Application TechBook

Anterior Building
With every step fully illustrated, this book gives you the exact steps to take your anterior work to new levels. With improved procedures to build to size, you will dramatically reduce the time needed for contouring.

Anterior and Posterior Porcelain Application TechBook

Posterior Building
Like the anterior section, Posterior Building provides you the exact, fully illustrated, procedure. All PTC procedures recommend specific tools and instruments to successfully achieve the intended results.


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Anterior Contouring

Contouring Anterior Bridges TechBook

Step by step procedure to cosmetic restorations
This book takes the mystery out of creating high quality, cosmetic restorations. With detailed images and matching illustrations, anyone can learn how to become a remarkable contouring technician.

Contouring Anterior Bridges TechBook

Detailed Images
Like all TechBooks, each step is accompanied with matching images, giving you a rock solid understanding of each step.

Anterior Anatomy and the Science of a Natural Smile TechBook

Science of a Natural Smile
Building on the Science of a Natural Smile, learn the exact procedures for reproducing each of the 10 components of a natural smile.


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Posterior Contouring

Contouring Posterior Bridges TechBook

Completely Rewritten
In addition to being the lastest TechBook volume, the Contouring Posterior Bridges TechBook has been completely rewritten. Based on the latest PTC training developments, this book uses our step by step procedure side by side with new images.

Anterior Anatomy and the Science of a Natural Smile TechBook

Detailed Images
Like all TechBooks, each step is accompanied with matching images, giving you a rock solid understanding of each step.

Anterior Anatomy and the Science of a Natural Smile TechBook

Streamlined Procedure
Using model landmarks and measured markings, each action is pre-determined – giving you the easiest and most streamlined procedure for contouring beautiful ceramic crowns.


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